Category Archives: 1940s

Ann Blyth on Joan Crawford

Based on the novel of the same name by James M. Cain, “Mildred Pierce” starred Joan Crawford, Ann Blyth, Jack Carson, Zachary Scott and Eve Arden. It is often described as a film noir because as the film opens, Mildred, … Continue reading

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Longest Speech In Oscar History

Forty-five seconds. That is the limit for every person who steps up to the podium when they receive their Oscar. Some have accepted more than one in their lifetime, while some of the most talented people in Hollywood never received … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace The Million Dollar Mermaid

Ever since she was a little girl, Esther Williams had grown up in the water. She spent most of her time either swimming in the public pools or was down at the beach. Not only did she train to swim, … Continue reading

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